Wymondham Abbey

C-TEC fire system protects historic abbey

  • 27 Jul 2017

  • Share

C-TEC’s ZFP addressable fire system has been used to protect Norfolk’s historic Wydmondham Abbey.

The Abbey was established in 1107 and is known for its embellished angel roof, twin towers and gilded altar screen designed by Gothic revival architect, Nina Comper.

A ZFP 2-loop touch-screen controlled addressable fire panel connects to various detectors, call points and C-TEC EN54-certified visual alarm devices.

A SigniFire IP system is interfaced to the fire alarm loop to provide smoke, flame and intrusion video detection throughout the main building.

In addition, a Vesda air sampling system is in operation detecting fire in the ancient bell tower and organ loft, which houses the Abbey’s 18th Century James Davis organ.

Kevin Sparkes, Systems Manager at Efire, the specialist installation company which completed the project: “C-TEC’s ZFP system was specified as it is powerful, easy-to-program and, crucially, of a modular nature so it can be easily built up should the Abbey undergo further expansion”.

C-TEC,
Challenge Way,
Martland Park,
Wigan,
WN5 0LD,
UK,
Phone +44 (0) 1942 322744
Fax +44 (0) 1942 829867

Visit CTEC's website

Leave a Reply

More articles

Delta Electronics

Delta's M300 range: compact, advanced and cost-attractive

Delta Electronics has launched the new M300 range of Drives, designed for the most basic to the most advanced applications.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Building Systems, Hand Tools, Innovations & New Products, Plant, Equipment and Hire, Posts, Power Tools

  • Share
Screen Shot 2018-02-23 at 12.54.44

A call for collaboration in timber innovation

In the latest issue of ABC&D, Metså Wood looks at further advancing the use of wood in mainstream construction with the sharing of knowledge and innovation.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Features, Timber Buildings and Timber Products

  • Share
IKO

Insulation for Islington cadets from IKO plc

IKO PLC’s ‘Fix that Hut’ scheme has seen Islington & Stoke Newington Sea Cadets centre donated more than 250 square metres of IKO enertherm PIR insulation to them.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Insulation, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

  • Share
unnamed

Aggregate Industries expands Southern operations with acquisition of Kendall Group

Aggregate Industries, a member of the LafargeHolcim Group, has acquired the aggregate and ready-mix concrete manufacturer, the Kendall Group.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Regulations & Accreditations

  • Share